ClearCap: Schurter's transparent capacitive switch technology

The Schurter ClearCap is suitable for small equipment with a simple menu structure. The ClearCap gives you all the benefits of a PCAP touchscreen in a simplified build. With a ClearCap you can create a modern attractive design with effective costing. This all comes as a custom design in order to fulfil you specific needs.

ClearCap technology offers transparent capacitive sensor fields for easy integration behind glass, polycarbonate or polyester. This single-layer, customisable sensor film includes pre-definable touch fields in the active display area. In addition normal capacitive function keys are possible.

For small diagonals displays or larger displays with simple menu structures, ClearCap technology is a cost-effective capacitive option. Keys, sliders and wheels are easy to integrate and provide a flexible functionality in an attractive modern design with effective costing. The transparency allows backlighting of the operating elements area with LEDs in multiple colours.

In many markets such as laboratory, medical and security, using small LCDs as a touchscreen is over-specified. By using ClearCap technology you can have a number of pre-definable, transparent touch fields by using a single chip system. This cost-effective method allows you to have touchscreen benefits on smaller equipment.

ClearCap technology will work behind glass, ploycarbonate and polyester. This allows you to use the best material for your application. For design, hygiene and durability, a wide range of materials are available for your product.

In addition to the transparent touch fields, you can easily integrate normal capacitive keys in the same technology. An advantage of Clearcap technology is the possibility of using LED backlighting in multiple colours. An attractive feature of capacitive technology is the integration of wheel and slider functions. These functions open your user interface possibilities.

For the integration of your product into a full assembly, SCHURTER is the partner to support you. With the capacitive technology you can use flush design in order to create an attractive look and feel.

Schurter's ClearCap technology can be used in medical and laboratory equipment, vending machines, building automation and security. Go to to learn more.


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